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I also am having this problem. DCL9A flickers on then goes dark.

It only flickers on for an instant when first powered on or the computer is booted. Anyone been able to fix this one yet?

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  • gremlingrn Jul 19, 2009

    I replaced all the larger electrolytics and now I have my monitor back. Thanks!

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Hello,

It sounds like you have a monitor with a common problem. After a few years some LCD monitors will blow a power supply. The problem is caused by parts called capacitors overheating in the confined space of the monitor. If you are good at electronics repair/soldering you can usually fix the problem. Check out a few pictures on my web site www.ccl-la.com/badcaps.htm You can take the back cover off your monitor and look for the bad parts,replace any that look like the pictures and your monitor should work fine. The capacitors do need to be installed with the correct + and - connections, note the stripe on the old one and insert the new one the same way. If you don't want to try the repair yourself we offer a repair service for $35 plus shipping.

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Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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